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January 2015

Linking Microfinance and Cell Phone Technology to Promote Optimal Breastfeeding Practices in Nigeria

January 23, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Valerie Flax, Research Assistant Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH

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An Overview of Instrumental Variables (IVs) in the Social Sciences

January 30, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Bollen, Henry Rudolph Immerwahr Professor of Psychology & Sociology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center

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February 2015

The Perils of Precarity: The Impacts of Insecure Work on Individuals and Families in Industrial Societies

February 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Arne Kalleberg, Professor of Sociology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center

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No Control Group, No Problem? Using Natural Experiments to Evaluate National-Level Nutrition Initiatives in the U.S. and Mexico

February 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Lindsey Smith, Research Assistant Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH; CPC Training Program Alumna

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Longitudinal and Multilevel Methods for the Multinomial Logit Model

February 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. David Guilkey, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Economics, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center

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March 2015

Early Environments, Inflammation, and the Perpetuation of Health Disparities within and Across Generations

March 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Thomas McDade, Professor of Anthropology & Director, Laboratory for Human Biology Research, Northwestern University; CPC Training Program Alumnus

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The Far-Reaching Impact of Job Loss and Unemployment

March 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Jennie Brand, Associate Professor of Sociology, UCLA; CPC Training Program Alumna

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April 2015

Competing Risk Data Analysis

April 10, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. C. Suchindran, Professor of Biostatistics, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center

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Selection In Utero and Quality of Surviving Males in Historical and Modern Societies

April 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Tim-Allen Bruckner, Assistant Professor of Public Health & Planning, Policy and Design, University of California, Irvine

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The Theory of Change and Response: A New Agenda for Research on Population and Development in Africa

April 24, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Theory of Change and Response: A New Agenda for Research on Population and Development in Africa Dr. Yves Charbit, Professor Emeritus of Demography, University of Paris, Descartes

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